Meg
  • Release Dates
  • In Theaters: March 02, 2018
67% Like of 12 Total Votes

Starring Rainn Wilson, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Christian Hipolito, Jason Statham
Directed by Jon Turteltaub
12 votes, 3.3 / 5 avg. rating (66% score)

Warner Bros. revealed that all is moving forward with Steve Alten"s novel movie adaptation Meg. Jon Turteltaub"s Meg (2018) will release in movie theaters on March 2, 2018. Jason Statham and Fan Bingbing will star against a massive Megalodon shark. Principal photography and production will start later this 2016 year.

Press Release: (May 16, 2016 - Burbank, CA) - Warner Bros. Pictures has set a March 2, 2018 U.S. release date for the new science fiction action thriller based on Steve Alten"s book, "Meg."

The film will be co-financed by Flagship Entertainment; Gravity Pictures, a division of China Media Capital (CMC); and Warner Bros. Pictures. Gravity Pictures will distribute the film in China and Warner Bros. will distribute the film throughout the rest of the world.

Jon Turtletaub (the "National Treasure" movies, "Last Vegas") will direct the film. The film stars Jason Statham ("Spy," "Furious 7," "The Expendables" films) and award-winning Chinese actress Fan Bingbing ("Buddha Mountain," "Iron Man 3," "X-Men: Days of Future Past").

Lorenzo Di Bonaventura, Belle Avery and Colin Wilson are producing the film, with Wei Wayne Jiang, Barrie M. Osborne, Randy Greenberg and Gerald R. Molen serving as executive producers.

An international underwater observation program, led by Chinese scientists, is under attack by an unknown danger, and its deep-sea submersible lies disabled and trapped at the bottom of the Mariana Trench. With time running out, former Naval Captain and expert deep sea diver Jonas Taylor (Statham) is recruited by Dr. Zhang Suyin, lead oceanographer of the program, for what is likely a suicide mission. Years before, Taylor had encountered this same terrifying threat, which forced him to abort his mission and abandon half his crew, resulting in disgrace and a dishonorable discharge. Now, Taylor must confront his fears and risk his own life to save everyone trapped below...bringing him face to face once more with the apex predator of all time.

Principal photography and production will begin later this year in China and New Zealand.

Synopsis:

When a submersible lies disabled at the bottom of the Mariana Trench, an expert deep sea diver is forced to confront his fears and risk everything. Could the Megalodon still be alive?
Cast: Rainn Wilson, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Christian Hipolito, Jason Statham, Edwin Wright, Bingbing Fan, Bingbing Li, Mark Trotter, Rob Kipa-Williams, Robert Taylor, Masi Oka, Page Kennedy, Teresa Lee, Glen Levy, Ismael Ocanago, Tim Wong, Jeremy Tan, Andrew Grainger, Sui Fong Ivy Tsui, Raymond Vinton, James Gaylyn, Ruby Rose, Cliff Curtis, Tawanda Manyimo, Winston Chao, Yoson An, Leand Macadaan, Shuya Sophia Cai, Jessica McNamee, Steven A. Davis
Directors: Jon Turteltaub
Genres: Horror, Thriller, Sci-Fi, Action
Writers: Steve Alten, Belle Avery, Dean Georgaris, Erich Hoeber, Jon Hoeber, James Vanderbilt
Producers: Kenneth Atchity, Belle Avery, Jie Chen, Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Randy Greenberg, Ben Erwei Ji, Wayne Wei Jiang, Gerald R. Molen, Barrie M. Osborne, Chunzi Wang, Colin Wilson, Chi-Li Wong
Cinematographers: Tom Stern
Editors: Steven Kemper

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